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Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth. But, it's usually too battered with rules to be heard, and bound with pretenses so it can hardly move. We cripple ourselves with lies.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
A friend is long sought, hardly found, and with difficulty kept.
The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.
George Bernard Shaw
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
You know, my main reaction to this money thing is that it's humorous, all the attention to it, because it's hardly the most insightful or valuable thing that's happened to me.
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
Robert A. Heinlein
You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey.
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.
There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly better than unfaithfulness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.
Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.
Marquis de Sade
Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous.
Vincent Van Gogh
There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.
Alexis de Tocqueville
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible.
If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.
Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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